Stay safe this Halloween with creative planting activities and not-so-scary vegetable books.
Stone Soup encourages students to try a wide variety of vegetables while building classroom community through cuisine.
These engaging worm tales bring the worms indoors when it rains.
Popcorn teaches valuable lessons in the geography and culture of flavor.
Bake away the rainy chill with this sweet bread recipe.
These formative reads are sure to inspire your approach to garden-based education.
Teaching students to read, write, and talk like gardeners is key to literacy learning in the garden classroom.
Vermicomposting is a simple, yet rewarding way to teach about decomposition while enriching the school garden.
Soil. It’s everywhere, but few people take notice of this incredible resource right beneath our feet. When people do notice the soil, they often see it as something to avoid. “Don’t get dirty,” they warn young children. With these underground resources, you (and your children) can get all the dirt on soil. Children’s Picture Books…
Kindergarteners prefer fresh over canned or frozen peas.
The Power of Place was the theme of Watershed Week 2017.
This past week offered a whirlwind of activity in the various community groups to which I belong, namely the UC Master Gardeners of Napa County School Garden Task Force and the Napa Chapter of the Farmers Guild. Here are a few highlights, along with a gentle nudge to get involved yourself. The School Garden Task Force was…
Put food at the center of literacy and science.